“Anything in this world can be used to make a joke”

What does leading with humour means to you?

Honestly, I didn’t know you could lead with humour until I attended Vanessa’s session at a conference. But I had a rough idea about it and that was how to be leading and have “fun” too.

I have learnt that no matter how stressed your day at work is, a small portion of humour helps.
Laveena Ramchandani – Senior Consultant at Deloitte UK

Can you share a story on how humour has impacted your life/business?

I have started using funny Gif’s, the funny little clips that have some sort of funny reaction as well as making some technical jokes. These help as I am working in a technical team. I have learnt that no matter how stressed your day at work is, a small portion of humour helps.

can you share tips on how to use humour in leadership?

You should learn more about your team and improvise your humour around it. I must say that your joke might work, or it might not, but it’s worth a try. Also, as Vanessa said, anything in this world can be used to make a joke about. Try it!